"We had a few days off after the regular season, too, and we played two pretty good games" in the ALDS, Tomlin said outside the visitor's clubhouse at Fenway Park shortly after the game was postponed. "So I don't know if it hurts our momentum or not."
Sunday's scheduled 4:08 p.m. EDT start was called off around 2 p.m. — long before the gates had opened or the starting pitchers had begun to warm up; it will be made up at 6:08 p.m. on Monday.
"You don't want to burn a starter trying to squeeze a start into a window," he said. "You want to give a game a chance to get played with no things looming."
Tomlin said he had gone through his usual pregame routine but hadn't gone to the bullpen to start throwing like he would before a start.
"He's been throwing the ball great coming down the stretch and he's got World Series experience. He's got playoff experience," Ziegler said. "And if nothing else, maybe the day of rain gives everybody else a day of rest and gives us a chance to bring those guys back."
The Indians won Games 1 and 2 at home, beating Boston's two best pitchers and setting the stage for a sweep at Fenway on Sunday. The rainout pushes that back one day — at least — and could extend
Indians Manager Terry Francona said the Indians rotation is likely to stay the same for Games 4 and 5, if necessary. But now Game 1 starter
In the Red Sox clubhouse, Ortiz's son D'Angelo waited dressed at his locker for his dad to leave with him — maybe for one of the last times.
With the rainout, the Red Sox could come back to 22-game winner
Rodriguez said he hadn't been told of the team's plans.